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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of crinkle.
- adj. Having crinkles
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having short bends, turns, or wrinkles; wrinkled; wavy; zigzag.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
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Absurd as it was, the phrase crinkled Stanton's heart just the merest trifle.
Pinned to her clothes – striped Eastern things, and that kind of crinkled silk stuff they weave in Crete and Cyprus – was a piece of parchment, a scapular we thought at first, but which was found to contain only the name Διονεα – Dionea, as they pronounce it here.
Pinned to her clothes -- striped Eastern things, and that kind of crinkled silk stuff they weave in Crete and Cyprus -- was a piece of parchment, a scapular we thought at first, but which was found to contain only the name _Dionea_ -- Dionea, as they pronounce it here.
The two sisters who founded the label in 2005, Laura and Kate Mulleavy, created a new vision of gentle, feminine beauty, in a palette based on the colours of earth and sky, and a homespun patchwork of fabrics such as crinkled silk, linen, and wool gauze.
They were really, really light -- the paper was translucent and kind of crinkled -- so you could fill up to two or three pages and not rack up a fortune in stamps when you went to mail your letter.
"crinkled" no longer claims to be a badge of superior sanctity.
And the other fellow-his left ear was kind of crinkled, if you know what I mean. "
She thought of the way his eyes crinkled up at the corners when he smiled.
Her eyes were sky blue and crinkled at the edges when she grinned.
His eyes crinkled with laughter, the burning intensity brightening to a sunshine brilliance.
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